Want to leave the winter chill far behind you?Start 2015 with a wonderful winter sun holiday in a toasty warm destination. Whether you’re after watersports, exotic tours or simply a private pool to lounge around, we’ve got it covered.
You can leave your winter clothes at home when you book one of these gorgeous holiday homes, all set in super-sunny locations. Check out our property options for all types of traveller – escape the winter chill by nabbing a chic party palace in the Canary Islands, an elegant sunbather’s villa in Thailand or a rustic house in the Californian hills.
Whether you head to the Med or plan an escape much further afield, you won’t regret booking that slice of winter sunshine – especially when you’re showing off your tan!
Nearest beach 4 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
Wonderful and romantic villa in Calonge, Catalunya, Spain with private pool for 6 persons. The villa is situated in a hilly, wooded and residential area and at 4 km from San Antoni de Calonge beach. The villa has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, spread over 2 levels. The vic …see more
Beautiful Town House with lovely view over looking communal pools located in a perfect and peaceful location for families and couples. The property is located in a typical Spanish town which has one of the best sandy beaches in Spain and a variety of restaurants, bars, …see more
I instantly felt at home at this lovely apartment. I loved using the kitchen and my partner loved the BBQ. Everything was impeccably clean, including the garden/patio area. The atmosphere sat out t… More
“House from home”
Reviewed 26 Oct 2011
Review of Isabella Property
We booked Isabella property, after a last minute decision to travel to Torrevieja at the latter part of Oct and we were glad we did. From the initial emails to Zhanna en… More
“So relaxing, superb villa”
Reviewed 28 Sep 2012
We had such a relaxing break at this villa, it was very peaceful, modern and clean. The service recieved was brilliant.
The only thing we would change in the future is to have car hire as you are … More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
Villa Grace is set on a gated community in the Faro Park area. Faro park has several excellent resturants a few bars,shops and cafe's as well as two supermarkets selling all essential including fresh bread. The shops are less than five minutes on foot from the villa. Th …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Air conditioning;
Kuta Villanueva Inn is a castle inspired lodging accommodation. It is located along a main road - Governor's Avenue, a quiet area but the busy town is within reach by a colorful and winding long walk or by a tricycle, which is the popular mode of transportation.
Kuta …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car not necessary;
Seaview Cottage Ceduna is situated on the shores of Murat Bay. It is a fully self-contained 3 bedroom cottage with beach views. Enjoy the tranquil surrounds as you watch the beautiful sunsets and view the lights across the bay. A relaxing place after crossing the Nul …see more
From the beautiful sun terrace of Villa Viñales, your views stretch across the Western Mediterranean to the Morroccan coastline beyond. Homing in on the colourful garden beneath you, your eyes and ears are delighted by a myriad of playful songbirds, and on each evening …see more
“Absolutely superb villa with an equally fantastic host simply perfect !”
Reviewed 9 Jan 2012
From my initial contact with Jason (the villa owner) until after we arrived back home Jason genuinely could not do enough for us (a family group of 12) he worked really hard to make our stay perfect f… More
Great for children of all ages ; No pets allowed;
Wrapped with beautiful views of the ocean and majestic Pico mountain, come home for a relaxing holiday. The Miradouro da Papalva guest house is family run and operated with a staff that makes you feel like family.
From your suite while relaxing, perhaps reading a book …see more
Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
A beautiful, newly built 2 bedroom house. Very comfortable and with a completely private garden, pool and BBQ.Enjoy the unique vibe of cosmopolitan Pipa, whose beaches, boutiques, restaurants and nightlife attract people from all over the world.Each bedroom has an en su …see more
This semi-detached villa, with private pool, is ideal for families who are looking to enjoy the benefits of a private villa for budget pricing. The villa has a classic menorquin style, but has fully equipped to offer a stressless holiday. Including a fully equipped kitc …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Suitable for children age 5+;
Nice villa in a private urbanization Sueño Azul.Located just north of Playa De Las Americas, in the small coastal town of Callao Salvaje, it is ideally located for all the main attractions of Tenerife including its beaches, mountain scenery and night life.
Privat swimm …see more
A brand new 1 bedroom apartment, fully furnished, overlooking the lagoons and salt mines of Ria Formosa National Park, where you can see flamingos and other birds feeding on the salty waters. The apartment is on the 2nd floor, and has a spacious and sunny balcony with a …see more
The apartment is ideally situated, being within easy walking distance to the centre of Olhao, along the waterfront. It is modern, light, bright, extremely comfortable and well equipped. The sea view f… More
“Chilled out stay in Olhao”
Reviewed 27 Jun 2013
We actually rented 2 apartments in this complex but this particular apartment was the superior one because it was more like home from home with lots of extra little touches like the beach umbrella and… More
“Superb apartment situated near the marina.”
Reviewed 3 Jun 2012
We loved the apartment which is modern and very comfortable and especially the west facing balcony overlooking the nature park. The swimming pool on the roof was great and there's a fantastic view of… More
Casa Vista Azul is a luxury 327 sq.meter villa situated very close to the main city of the area, Buzios. There is a great ocean view from all 4 suites and the spacious living and dining room as well as the pool area. The villa is designed by the famous Brazilian archite …see more
Our family in December and I must say that this is a lot of bang for your buck! The location is perfect - just a mile from down town and with all the beaches scattered all around the area but still ve… More
The Pad is located just 10 minutes' walk from the award-winning sandy beach lagoon, on the outskirts of the town often referred to as one of Spain's best kept secrets. Quiet and peaceful, yet only 5 minutes from the all amenities, including a weekly local market for bar …see more
'Le Pad' was the most comfortable and well equipped accomodation we have stayed in abroad. We normally go with James Villas and although their villas are a good standard, 'Le Pad' really felt like 'h… More
“Our first holiday for over a decade”
Reviewed 10 Oct 2012
I was in the pool everyday. Loved it.
My daughter and her family has already booked two weeks next year on our recommendation.
You even get to see an air show (Spanish equivalent of the Red Arro… More
Reviewed 6 Jan 2016
Had a wonderful stay at the Pad. It is well located for all local amenities, is lovely and clean, and includes everything you may need to enjoy your stay. James and Julia were brill throughout (thanks… More
Thanks Shireen for the nice review and your welcome back anytime. We will even get a spare set of keys cut especially for you. LOL.
Ask owner if suitable for children; Air conditioning; Pets welcome;
Hillcrest Cottage@Berry sits on 5.5 acres detached from the owners house. The cottage sleeps three people with one king size bed and a single. The single can be placed in the lounge room at request. The full bathroom is separate from the bedroom. The cottage has air …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 13 km; Not suitable for children;
Wilderberry is a luxury Australian rural cottage built especially for couples who wish to relax together in a beautiful and totally private setting. Just a two hour drive from Sydney, Wilderberry is only 5 minutes from picturesque Berry, surrounded by lush pastures and …see more
The Pearl of Naithon is a magnificent gated condominium development, tucked away in a beautiful forested valley, lying directly adjacent to the magical, unspoiled Nai Thon Beach. With numerous near-by restaurants serving delicious Thai food, and sand so clean that it sq …see more
I stayed in this luxury apartment for 2 weeks in March 2014 the place offers everything you need to have an amazing time away.The staff are very helpful and friendly and the pool is incredible, this a… More
“Fabulous apartment in a great location!”
Reviewed 20 Jan 2013
We were recommended Nai thon by our friends who said it was a nice place, with a quieter beach, close to the airport and without those loud night bars that Patong is famous for. When we arrived, we s… More
Casa Branco Grande is a 3 bedroomed villa located in the picturesque fishing village of Carvoeiro on Portugal's Algarve coast. The villa is ideal for families or groups of golfers looking to get away for some sun.The villa is on two floors and possesses a private p …see more
This is a lovely villa just suitable in every way for a family with young baby, preschool child and grandparents. Lovely setup, well equipped and so quiet with just a 20 minute walk into town. There w… More
Glad you enjoyed your holiday Annette. Thanks for choosing us.
“Private villa, beautiful resort, great for a beach holiday with the kids!”
Reviewed 25 Feb 2015
This was our first time to stay in a private villa and our first time in Carvoeiro. It is a beautiful resort, great for a beach holiday with the kids
The villa was perfect for us. The kids loved… More
Glad you had a great time Bob, hope to have you stay again some time soon
“The villa on the website looked too good to be true, but it exceeded our expectations”
Reviewed 6 Jun 2012
We only had a small window in May to take a holiday with our 2 grown up sons and partners, so we were surprised we got Casa Branco Grande for 10 days at a great price, the bedrooms , bathrooms were ex… More
Thankyou for your comments. I'm glad you liked the villa, after a lot of work put in to the bathrooms and kitchen last winter I'm glad that people are enjoying it!
Villa Nine is a light & spacious 3 storey detached villa. Very well equipped for all your holiday needs, the villa includes free WiFi, air conditioning, water cooler, DVD player & iPOD docking station. The open plan kitchen has full cooking facilities, a microwave and a …see more
A beautiful modern self-catering villa consists of 6 large bedrooms sleeping up to 12 in the most prestigious holiday area of Tenerife. Everywhere WiFiTake a look the gallery at the bottom.There are three floors. On the top floor:- Main bedroom with double bed- Bathroom …see more
“Fabulous villa, fabulous location - couldn't ask for more”
Reviewed 29 Sep 2012
We stayed here in September 2012 as a family with 4 generations ranging from 8 months to 80+ years old. We were extremely impressed with what we saw. The villa had an area suitable for every member of… More
“Excellent Villa in great location”
Reviewed 21 Jun 2012
Staying in this villa really made our holiday. It was lovely and clean when we arrived with plenty of towels in all the bedrooms, even towels to use around the pool. There's just so much space inside … More
“Fabulous spacious clean villa in excellent location would go back again!”
Reviewed 21 Apr 2012
The villa is situated in a fabulous location, walking distance to shops, supermarkets & beaches. No real need to have a car unless you want to travel around the island. Our boys thoroughly enjoyed pla… More
Wonderfully located within a quiet cul-de-sac, this apartment is close to the shops, bars & restaurants of Bolnuevo.
With mountains to the rear & sandy beaches to the front, this property really does offer complete tranquility in perfect setting
The apartment itself is …see more
Love this apartment & will be looking to return later this year. The apartment itself is much brighter & larger than we expected. Nice to find a good quality bed unlike some rented properties, which i… More
“Fantastic setting for a relaxing winter break”
Reviewed 25 Feb 2014
Me and my partner stayed at Cristina apartment for 7 days in mid February 2014 and we found the apartment to be spacious, clean and well equipped. The location of the apartment is close to the sea and… More
“Fantastic place to stay”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2012
This is a really comfortable apartment in a great location. It is only a few minutes walk to the beach, which was not too busy even in August. If you just fancy a quick cool down the swimming pool i… More
LUXURY and very COMPLETE sea-view apartment in the outskirts of Portimao/Praia da Rocha, with wide front line views on the Arade river, the quaint village Ferragudo, the marinas and……….....the Atlantic Ocean. All near lively Praia da Rocha with an abundance of bar …see more
Great location for discovering Portimao and Praia do Rocha. Apartment is clean and modern with many amenities included in the cost. Good communication from owner and management team which are availabl… More
Thanks for your positive review! We do our best and look forward to yoyr next booking :). Frits
Reviewed 12 Aug 2014
a lovely apartment set in a lovely location. Wonderful views from the 2 balconies.
Everything you would need for a self catering holiday was provided...we needed for nothing.
Excellent comunication… More
Thanks, Ian! You are most welcome, of course.
Reviewed 2 Mar 2014
A lovely apartment in between the centre and the beaches of Portimão, with a beautiful river view. Apartment is fully furnished, outside a shared pool and splash pool. Recommended for Summer and Wint… More
Please come again and tell your friends! Thanks, Frits.
Beautiful Villa with private pool and private gardens. Quiet street with restaurants and shops within 100 m's. This is a very beautiful and charming villa with beautiful gardens surrounded by Palm and Olive trees. The garden includes a large covered patio as wel …see more
There were 7 of us holidaying at the villa, ages ranging from 7 – 72 years old. The villa has the all the space and amenities we required. The children really enjoyed the pool and spent a lot of ti… More
“La Esgueva” is a villa located in San Antonio's bay, with wonderful views of Mediterranean Sea.• It's a peaceful place to rest and suitable for both families and older people.• Precious views of Mediterranean Sea.• A few minutes away from the beaches Port des …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; No pets allowed;
You will feel on top of the world in this fantastic three bedroom penthouse unit in a prime East Ballina location. This property is certainly all about the views with panoramic ocean views of Shelly's Beach from the front and stunning river views from the back, eve …see more
Nearest beach 90 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car essential;
Take over one whole floor of this Hacienda (Stately Home) for the most romantic and peaceful getaway holiday. The house is nestled in farmland, with it's own organic vegetable garden, the price for rental includes home grown salads and fresh eggs daily from the free ran …see more
LOS DOLSES, VILLAMARTIN.Fantastically positioned holiday home in Los Dolses, Villamartin, overlooking conservation area of trees and gardens. Beaches, Restaurants, bars, cafes, 3 golf courses and LaZenia mall, all only within 5 to 15 minutes by car.The property is a tw …see more
What a perfect get-away location. We spent ten days in a relaxing, welcoming villa with plenty of space, excellent facilities and wonderful double sun-terrace. In this sort of place you can really mak… More
“What a location! *****”
Reviewed 10 Oct 2014
Great home with two terraces overlooking Pine trees, meet and greet was great, and property facilities superb, and nice pool
Location was perfect a few minutes walk to many restaurants and bars in a … More
“Well furnished nice townhouse in good location”
Reviewed 10 Oct 2014
Stayed with family including 15 month grandson. The town house had all facilities we required very clean well furnished good location 10 mins from Villa Martin Plaza. 5 mins by car from La Zenia boule… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 4 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Quamichan Lakehouse B&B offers a relaxing haven in our quiet, private lakefront property.
Family friendly, and ideal for newly weds, or business entrepreneurs, or world travellers. Offering you incredible panoramic views and access to beautiful Quamichan Lake.
*A privat …see more
Tastefully furnished and spacious 2nd floor fully air conditioned apartment with an unusually large balcony with stunning views of the mountains and the village of La Cala.It is a two minute flat walk to the nearest golf club and a 5 minute walk into the centre of La C …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Air conditioning;
We look forward to welcoming you to The Wedge Penthouse at Currimundi. Perfect for families large or small, giving you the luxury of space in a unique location, yet only footsteps to the the sand.
Stunning views over the lake and ocean.
One of a kind!
Park your car in …see more
Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Car not necessary;
Surely one of the finest villas available on the island of Lanzarote, Villa Bellisima is situated in the prestigious area of Los Mojones with views across the mountains. Quietly situated on a quarter of an acre plot of land and secluded for complete privacy by volcanic …see more
This is the ultimate ‘home from home’ villa abroad. Beautifully furnished with a fantastic pool and superbly equipped outdoor areas. Amazing Sky TV package including sports channels. The property … More
“Couldn't wish for anything more”
Reviewed 1 Jul 2012
The outside space was amazing, very large secluded garden with loads of seating areas and the best pool (heated) we have ever had. The villa was furnished to an exceptional standard, with many extras … More
“Bellisima is Spanish for Beautiful...and this villa is certainly that!!”
Reviewed 7 Jun 2012
Villa Bellisima exceeded our expectations and then some! We knew it was going to be 'nice' from the photos we had seen but upon arrival it was even better, stunning in fact! There is so much space a… More
Beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom Villa, with private poolCasa Julio is a beautiful 4 bedroom 3 bathroom private villa, with a lovely private swimming pool, located in the heart of Albufeira town, only 4 minutes walk from the main part of the strip in the New town where y …see more
This villa was amazing for a group of 12 girls celebrating finishing school. The location was absolutely perfect - less than 5 minutes to the strip and supermarket. As other reviews have said the Stri… More
Lovely property situated in the "Village" of La Mairena above Marbella.
An attico apartment with beautiful views down the mountain to the mediterranean. Has modern and aesthetic furniture including artwork from local artists.
It is straight down the hill to Elviria a …see more
2 Oceans Apartments offers a tastefully decorated Self-Catering Apartment in the heart of the Cape Peninsula with a large sparkling and solar heated pool. The 1-Room Apartment is perfect for 2 people but can accommodate a family of 4.
Our beautifully decorated one room …see more
Great for children of all ages ; Car advised; Air conditioning;
A lovely typical Spanish town house located in the old historic quarter of Antequera, overlooked by the Alcazaba (Moorish Castle) and the Torcal mountains. The house has 3 double bedrooms all with air conditioning, and can easily and comfortably accommodate up to 6 peo …see more
A delightfully spacious property which has been tastefully furnished, giving the house a feel of a "true" home. First class facilities, both within the property and within the well-maintained walled … More
What a priviledge is was having you choose Casa Real for such a special family occasion. I think Antequera was suitably impressed! Wonderful.
“Spacious, Clean, Good location for exploring or relaxing with a garage if you wish”
Reviewed 27 Jul 2014
This house is a lovely spacious 3 bedroom house with 2 bathrooms upstairs and 2 large lounges and a kitchen/diner downstairs.
The house is clean, well equipped with kitchen equipment and utensils an… More
“This was absolutely superb !!!”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2013
I do not know how this could have been better !! The house itself is a beautiful property, spotlessly clean and well cared for. We particularly liked having so many different areas, both inside and … More
Thank you very much for you kind words. We endeavour to make it special and the type of place we would be happy to rent ourselves. We will make sure your nice comments are passed to the lady who cleans and looks after the house for us. So pleased you enjoyed your stay at Casa Real.
Villa Lea is a stunning, modern, family owned, luxury villa located just five minutes' walk from the main beach in Puerto Del Carmen. Quiet and peaceful, the villa has easy access to all amenities, including the many excellent restaurants for eating out. The villa …see more
after our first stay at villa lea we knew we would be back, the villa itself is spotless, spacious and is equipped with everything you could possibly need. and you could not get a better location clos… More
Thank you for you amazing review glad to have you back at Villa Lea, thank you for booking again.
“First Class accommodation”
Reviewed 22 Oct 2012
Have stayed at a few villas in Puerto Del Carmen but Villa Lea takes first spot, everything you could wish for, for a relaxing holiday. Very private but close to all amenities. I would have not hesi… More
Thank you so much for your kind comments.
“Fab Villa - Bit Of Luxury - Couldn't Ask For Better”
Reviewed 10 Apr 2012
We were a party of eight adults visiting Villa Lea for the first time in March 2012. We were met at villa and given details all about the villa. We were really impressed and it had everything you coul… More
Thank you very much for you excellent review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your holiday at Villa Lea
Ta’ Nenu is without doubt a beautiful newly finished traditional Gozitan Farmhouse with a private swimming pool, air conditioning and just a short walk to the picturesque village square of Xaghra.The village centre is a 2 minute walk. It presents itself with an old fa …see more
“most welcoming friendly village where the villa is located”
Reviewed 14 Dec 2011
the villa was spotless the photo's do not do it justice everything is ether half an hour on a bus or five min was from the villa
the restaurants in the local village where excellent we did not have … More
Thank you for your great review, Bronwyn & I really appreciate it. Xaghra surely does have a beautiful village square with the best restaurants. We are pleased that your family enjoyed your holiday at "Ta Nenu" and hope to see you again in the future.
From booking to arrival our stay at Ta Nenu was amazing! The house was big enough for 6 adults to stay comfortably and enjoy what Gozo had to offer. The piazza in Xaghra was a 10min stroll (uphill) fr… More
“It was like going back in time!”
Reviewed 4 Oct 2011
Initially I must admit we were a little disappointed on arrival with the outside space as it was a bit overlooked (as it turned out there is nobody about to look!) The farmhouse itself was lovely and … More
Thank you very much for our first review! Bronwyn & I are really thrilled that you enjoyed the farmhouse and as you said, it is a perfect location in Xaghra within easy walking distance of the best square in Gozo with fantastic restaurants, bars & shops. The views of the island are great from the roof and we have already added a table and chairs due to your feedback. Hope to see you again soon!
This spacious, light, LUXURY townhouse is furnished to a high standard in a contemporary style.Location ,,see third townhouse on right, south facing onto swimming pool(MAIN photo of pool on website)The accommodation, with an overall floor area of 242sqm, features cream …see more
“Fantastic townhouse and Tavira is a really good destination”
Reviewed 15 Sep 2011
Friendly complex and owners agents great. Will be recommending the accommodation and area to both family and friends.
For walking into town there were 120 steps to keep you fit and cycling home wa… More